Being considered a professional is important. But most of us are 'old' professionals, not old in age, but old in thinking style and approach to living. Old professionals separate science and spirit and think in terms of either/or - 'you're either for me, or against me.' New professionals connect science and spirit and think in both/and terms. Please read: The New Professionalism: Connecting Science and Spirit, available at www.WisdomAtWorkUSA.com.
Thursday, April 4, 2013
We suffer, not because suffering is imposed on us, but because
we are ignorant of our true nature.
With the grandeur of spirit within me, always available,
always singing of its love, I keep choosing to be little and lamenting my
littleness. Grandeur is only of spirit. Therefore whenever I become aware of
it, no matter how dimly, I automatically abandon the ego because in the
presence of grandeur the meaninglessness of the ego is perfectly apparent.
When this occurs, the ego believes its enemy has attacked.
It then offers gifts to induce me to return to its protection. Naturally,
egotism--self inflation and grandiosity, are the only gifts it can make. So I,
and you, get to choose between the grandeur of spirit and the egotism and
grandiosity of the ego. Who of us aware of the love of spirit upholding us
would choose grandiosity over grandeur?